The way you begin each day matters. It sets you up positively, fosters routine and self-discipline. I find when I start the day off right it’s easier to make better choices the rest of the day. One boring ritual I have is having a cup of warm water with half to a full squeezed lemon. It’s simple, and the benefits are too good to ignore.
Aids Weight Loss
Lemons are his in pectin fibre which helps fight hunger cravings. Studies show people who maintain a more alkaline diet do in fact lose weight faster.
Lemon juice helps flush out unwanted materials in part because lemons increase the rate of urination in the body. Toxins are released at a faster rate which helps your urinary tract healthy. The critic acid in lemons help enzyme function which stimulates the liver and aids in detoxification.
Lemon juice flushes out unwanted materials and toxins from the body. It encourages the liver to produce bile which is an acid that is required for digestion. Lemon juice helps to relieve symptoms of indigestion, such as heartburn and bloating.
Balances PH Levels
Lemons are one of the most alkalising foods for your body. Lemons contain both citric and ascorbic acid, which be easily metabolised from the body allowing the mineral content of lemons to help alkalise the blood.
Lemons contain Vitamin C as well as other antioxidants that help decrease wrinkles and blemishes, it also helps to combat free radical damage. Vitamin C is vital for healthy glowing skin while its alkaline nature kills some types of bacteria know to cause acne.
Vitamin C is an essential nutrient in the maintenance of good health and recovery from stress and injury. The ascorbic acid in lemons promotes wound healing and is an essential nutrient in the maintenance of healthy bones and connective tissue.
How I Drink Lemon Water
- 1 Cup of warm water
- 1 Lemon
- 1/2 inch piece of fresh ginger root (optional)
- Cut the lemon in half and add one half or the whole lemon into the water.
- Peel and slice the ginger root and add to the water